NEW SEP GRAPHICS AVAILABLE
With open enrollment concluded, the Community Catalyst outreach project which we are working on has prepared graphics to highlight Special Enrollment Periods (SEPs) for which consumers may qualify (with tools like the graphic below). To learn more about what’s available through this project, check out our newest blog post.
Speaking of SEPs, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) will be hosting a webinar addressing “Special Enrollment Periods” as part of their Health Reform: Beyond the Basics series. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 2:00-3:00 PM ET. AAHD has partnered with CBPP on a project called the Consumer Assistance Coordination Hub (CACH). The CACH supports individuals and groups that provide enrollment assistance. To read more about this project, check out our blog post.
A new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation examines the role Medicaid plays in providing care for children with special health care needs. To learn more about this issue brief or to download a copy, check out our news item.
If you’re interested in learning more about providing enrollment assistance to a family who has a child with special health care needs, check out our fact sheet entitled “What to Know When Assisting a Consumer who has a Child or Youth with Special Health Care Needs.”
Last month we highlighted our blog post we published which captures all the news and resources on the waivers where states are adding work requirements to their Medicaid programs. We continue to add new resources to this list. This week we added a new fact sheet from CBPP on how work requirements would harm working families.
The Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) is conducting an online survey of people with disabilities about getting and using health insurance and health care services. To learn more about the survey and how to enter a drawing to win one of five $100 gift cards, check out our news item.
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Eligibility Determinations and Enrollment Report from December 2017. This report can also be found on our Resources & Links page under “Enrollment Statistics.” Prior Medicaid enrollment reports from CMS, are archived on our website.
The University of Washington Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center (RRTC) has released a fact sheet for clinicians entitled “Providers Guide to Using Aging Well with the Physical Disability Factsheets.”
Are you looking for local partners to help with outreach to the disability community? The NDNRC has Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) which work to increase collaborations in the community, dissemination and outreach efforts and enrollment of people with disabilities in the ACA marketplace. You can find a COC, on the COC page of our website.
Archives of our weekly updates are available on the NDNRC website.